Improved Livestock Access to Water Using Geosynthetics and Gravel

This factsheet is available at the Sustainable Agriculture Management Branch website of the Ministry of Agriculture.  

The factsheet outlines the use of a support material applied under a gravel layer when stabilizing soft or muddy ground.

A common problem with direct access by livestock to a dugout, pond, or stream is the muddy conditions that sometimes occur. Keeping livestock ‘out of the mud’ is good for the health of both the animal and the environment, improving water quality for all users.

View this factsheet